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Convocation ushers in a new year

By Dylan Smith – 7 days ago

On Wednesday, Sept. 6, Vassar students, faculty and community members gathered in the Chapel to witness the academic circle of life. The annual Convocation ceremony recognizes the Vassar community in…

Seniors and first-years serenade under sunny skies

By Clark Xu – 7 days ago

On the relaxed Sunday afternoon of Sept. 10, the Residential Quad buzzed with country music and students chatting on the grass for the Vassar Serenading tradition. Representatives of the various…

News Briefs Sept. 13, 2017

By Pazit Schrecker – 7 days ago

Irma batters Florida, Caribbean This past week Hurricane Irma, coming on the tails of Hurricane Harvey, hit and destroyed parts of the Caribbean and then moved up and into Florida.…

Political Roundup

By Talya Phelps – 7 days ago

In this week’s headlines… President Trump sided with Democratic leaders to increase the debt limit and finance the government for three months, sparking Republican outrage, and is now seeking support…

Updates from the VSA

By Sarah Jane Muder and Anish Kanoria – 7 days ago

Chosen Names You can now change to using your preferred name on email, Moodle, the student directory and class lists! Go to iam.vassar.edu, click the Profile tab and choose Chosen…

News Briefs Sept. 6, 2017

By Clark Xu and Sarah Dolan – 2 weeks ago

Poughkeepsie at Risk of Federal Bus Fine Facing a $1.6 million penalty by the Federal Transportation Administration for failure to keep buses in operation, the Poughkeepsie Common Council voted 4-3…

Updates from the VSA

By Anish Kanoria – 2 weeks ago

1. Election Timeline, Fall 2017 Filing opens: Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 12 p.m. Filing closes: Sunday, Sept. 10, at 12 p.m. Mandatory candidate’s meeting: Sunday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m.,…

Get to know new Reslife Assistant Director Lizzie Jáuregui

By Dylan Smith – 2 weeks ago

This summer, Vassar welcomed a new Assistant Director of Residential Life and House Advisor for Cushing and the Apartments, Lizzie Jáuregui. The Miscellany News recently caught up with Jáuregui over…